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Washington Policy Center
Is Occupational Licensing is the New Poster Child for Regulatory Reform?
Yesterday Congressman Sam Graves , who chairs the Committee on Small Business in the U.S. House of Representatives, sent a letter to the Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy asking the agency to study the "rise of occupational licensing across states and the economic effects of licensing on entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs."
Wed Aug 20, 2014
License? Who needs a stinking license? These days, more and more entrepreneurs
The House Small Business Committee is concerned that entrenched businesses are using occupational licensing requirements to make it harder for startups to challenge them.
Congressman Sam Graves holds Town Hall meeting in Kirksville
The Congressman was on the campus of Truman State University to hold a town hall meeting with community members.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Congressman Graves to hold Town Hall meetings
U.S. Congressman Sam Graves will be holding a series of town hall meetings next week, August 18 through August 21, in Bethany, Maysville, Unionville, Kirksville, Canton, Hannibal, and Monroe City.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Heavy Duty Trucking
Bills Would Adjust Truck Weight Limit for Natural Gas
The House and Senate have bills that would raise federal truck weight limits to accommodate the heavier fuel systems of natural gas vehicles.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Miami Herald
St. Joseph pastor wins primary in 6th District
A St. Joseph pastor has defeated two Democratic challengers to advance to the November general election in Missouri's 6th Congressional District.
Pachyderm Club Members Vote To Refer To Board Dismissal Of Curtis Adams, Perry Perkins From Club
The Pachyderm Club has voted to refer to its board the dismissal of Curtis Adams and Perry Perkins from the club for supporting Democratic candidates in the upcoming election.
The Wichita Eagle
5 congressional incumbents face primary challenges
The challengers include a pair of former Republicans seeking to knock off a Democratic incumbent, and a husband-and-wife team who are seeking the same seat but in opposing party primaries.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
My Missouri Primary Primer: 2014 Edition
The Missouri primaries will be held on Tuesday, August 6th. I live right across the river on the Illinois side near St. Louis and have family members and relatives who live in the Show-Me State; therefore, the Missouri elections do have importance for me.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Govt meets goal for small business contracts
Small companies received 23.39 percent of federal contracts in the fiscal year that ended Sept.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
NTSB 'Concerned' About Proposal to End Medical Certification for Pilots
The acting head of the National Transportation Safety Board voiced doubts in House testimony Thursday about a proposed bill that would end the Federal Aviation Administration's medical certification requirement for many general aviation pilots.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Graves Tipped To Run Crucial House Panel
A source tells The Daily Beast that Rep. Sam Graves will be the next chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee.
WIPP holds successful small business convention opening in Washington today
Women Impacting Public Policy coordinated a capacity level event today as women gathered from around the nation to discuss the current situation for women in small business .